Capelin agreement signed

Iceland, Greenland and Norway have agreed on a distribution and management deal for capelin in the 2018-2019 fishing season. The three met in London, UK on June 21 and signed a deal, which entails a change in the distribution of capelin reflecting biologi...

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ICES advises 47% cut in North Sea cod catches

The International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) has advised a hefty 47% cut to catches of cod in the North Sea, eastern English Channel and Skagerrak region. From an advised catch of 53,058 metric tons in 2018, ICES recommends cutting thi...

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Big quota cuts proposed in the North Sea

BIG reductions in the size of the North Sea and west of Scotland cod and haddock quotas for next year are being advised by ICES, the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas. If they are adopted, even in a reduced or modified form, they will ...

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On blue whiting in the Rose Garden

‘Two pelagic boats did well on blue whiting in the Rose Garden area off the south-east coast yesterday and we’re going to see if there’s still any fish to be caught there,’ said Víkingur’s skipper Albert Sveinsson. When spoken at HB Grandi´s h...

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Delicious cod with curry mayonnaise

Cod and cod again. That is not a problem. You never get too much of cod. The only thing to take care of is variety in cooking. And cod can be cooked in a million ways. Here is one of the good ways to cook the cod. It comes from Sweden and is very deliciou...

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Norway half year exports at record high

NORWEGIAN seafood exports during the first half of 2018 have hit an all-time record, driven by salmon and a surge in demand from EU countries, including the UK. The country sold 1.4 million tonnes of seafood to a value of NOK 48.1 billion over the six-mon...

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UK fishermen hail industry White Paper

THE two main UK fishermen’s organisations have warmly welcomed the government’s White Paper on the post Brexit future of the fishing industry according to fishupdate.com The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation hailed the document titled Sustainable Fish...

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Cod price spiral hits whole food chain

NORWAY may have exported less cod over the past six months, but its fishing companies are receiving more money for what they do sell. It is another sign of the upward price pressure on UK and European fish buyers, which in turn is impacting on performance...

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Seafood paella

Fish for Friday is a good slogan since fish is extremely healthy, good for our brain and heart. But the day does not really matter. We should eat fish at least once in a week or more often. Iceland is one of the best sources of healthy fish, probably most...

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